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[audio]'Co. Aytch,' Maury Grays, First Tennessee Regiment or, A Side Show of the Big Show - Sam R. Watkins
LibriVox recording of Co. Aytch, by Sam R. Watkins. Read by Winston Tharp. Samuel “Sam” Rush Watkins (June 26, 1839 – July 20, 1901) was a noted Confederate soldier during the American Civil War. He is known today for his memoir Company Aytch: Or, a Side Show of the Big Show, often heralded as one of the best primary sources about the common soldier's Civil War experience....Sam’s writing style is quite engaging and skillfully captures the pride, misery, glory, and horror experienced by ...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; memoirs; Civil War; Confederacy; First Tennessee Regiment; Maury Grays; history; American history
Downloads: 8,118 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[audio]1 Chronicles - Young's Literal Translation
LibriVox recording of 1 Chronicles, King James Version. Read by Mark Penfold.] Not just a big book of geneaological lists, it is a record of things not mentioned in the Books of Samuel and Kings. It tells us of the kingdom of David and his life, but also gives us incredible spiritual truths. (Introduction by Mark Penfold) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for thi...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; ancient texts; religion; instruction; bible; YLT; Young's Literal Translation; 1Chronicals; Old Testament
Downloads: 2,500
[audio]1 Chronicles - King James Version
LibriVox recording of BIBLE: 1 CHRONICLES (KING JAMES VERSION). Read by Joy Chan. Written to aid those returning to Israel after the exile to understand how to worship God. 1 Chronicles covers the ascent and reign of King David. (Summary of Joy Chan) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: bible; ancient texts; non-fiction; religion; christianity
Downloads: 10,697
[audio]1 Chronicles (ASV) - American Standard Version
LibriVox recording of 1 Chronicles, from the American Standard Version. Read by Sam Stinson. The Books of Chronicles (Hebrew Divrei Hayyamim, דברי הימים, Greek Paralipomenon, Παραλειπομένων) are part of the Hebrew Bible (Jewish Tanakh and Christian Old Testament). In the Masoretic Text, it appears as the first or last book of the Ketuvim (the latter arrangement also making it the final book of the Jewish bible)...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Bible; ASV; American Standard Version; Chronicles
Downloads: 18,622
[audio]1 Corinthians - Weymouth New Testament
LibriVox recording of 1 Corinthians from the Weymouth New Testament. Read by Mark Penfold.] This is the Apostle Paul's first letter to the church in Corinth, Greece, a seaport filled with a diversity of not only people but religions. This letter gives advice, teaching, and stern warnings to his fellow Christians, especially warnings against sexual immorality. Paul also discusses division within the assembly and addresses some difficult issues surrounding such things as marriage...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; ancient texts; religion; bible
Downloads: 3,130
[audio]1 Corinthians (KJV) - King James Version
LibriVox recording of 1 Corinthians, King James Version. Read by volunteer readers. The First Epistle of Paul to the Corinthians, often referred to as First Corinthians (and written as 1 Corinthians), is the seventh book of the New Testament of the Bible. Paul of Tarsus composed this letter in Greek, to the Christians of Corinth, Greece. Corinth was the meeting point of many nationalities because the main current of the trade between Asia and western Europe passed through its harbors...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; Bible; Pauline Epistles; New Testament; King James Version; KJV
Downloads: 16,297
[audio]12 Creepy Tales by Edgar Allan Poe - Edgar Allan Poe
LibriVox recording of 12 CREEPY TALES BY EDGAR ALLAN POE(1809 - 1849) This is a collection of 12 creepy stories by that master of creepiness, Poe. The Black Cat; The Fall of the House of Usher, The Raven; The Tell Tale Heart, The Masque of the Red Death, the Premature Burial and six others that are a shuddering delight to read and listen to. Turn off the lights, settle down and hear these stories read to you as only LibriVox readers can perform them...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; horror; poe; creepy
Downloads: 635,548 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[audio]1601: Conversation as it was by the Social Fireside in the Time of the Tudors - Mark Twain
LibriVox recording of 1601: Conversation as it was by the Social Fireside in the Time of the Tudors (Version 2), by Mark Twain. Read by John Greenman. Please note: this recording contains strong language. This is a recording of the complete "1601", including extensive analysis of the "historical record" of the short piece's creation and a short bibliography of known editions of the work. The introduction was written by Franklin Meine, editor of the American Peoples Encyclopedia ...
Keywords: flatulence; Queen Elizabeth; fart; wind; Sir Walter Raleigh; Shakespeare; break wind
Downloads: 80,604 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]1601: Conversation, as it was by the Social Fireside, in the Time of the Tudors - Mark Twain
LibriVox recording of 1601: Conversation, as it was by the Social Fireside, in the Time of the Tudors by Mark Twain. Please note: this recording contains strong language. "1601," wrote Mark Twain, "is a supposititious conversation which takes place in Queen Elizabeth's closet in that year, between the Queen, Ben Jonson, Beaumont, Sir Walter Raleigh, the Duchess of Bilgewater, and one or two others .....
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; satire; Great Britain; history; Elizabeth I; fiction
Downloads: 487,681
[audio]1891 Collection - Various
LibriVox recording of 1891 Collection by Various. Read by Bellona Times A look at the year 1891 through literature and non-fiction essays first published that year, including works by Mary E Wilkins, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sara Orne Jewett, and Oscar Wilde. (Summary by BellonaTimes) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: Romance; mystery; commentary; Max O'Rell; Arthur Conan Doyle, Sarah Orne Jewett; A J Payne; Edith Wharton; Brander Matthews; Oscar Wilde; Mary E Wilkins; J P Mahaffy; Lafcadio Hearn; 1891; librivox; audiobook
Downloads: 163,480
[audio]1903 Collection - Various
LibriVox recording of the 1903 Collection. Read by Bellona Times. This is what people were reading in 1903, short stories, poetry, and non-fiction articles. (Summary by BellonaTimes) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio book; essay-short-nonfiction; short-stories; humor; romance; reality; history
Downloads: 3,699
[audio]2 Chronicles - King James Version
LibriVox recording of 2 Chronicles, from the King James Version. Read by Sundiata. 2 Chronicles was purportedly written by Ezra the scribe. It expounds the history of King Solomon and the kings came after him. It is very similar to 1 and 2 Kings, but centers primarily on the Temple as the Presence of God among the people. It is a history of the Kings of Israel. (Summary by Sundiata) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats ...
Keywords: Bible; religion; Christianity; Old Testament; King James; Chronicles; literature; Librivox; audiobook
Downloads: 6,878
[audio]2 Chronicles (YLT) - Young's Literal Translation
LibriVox recording of 2 Chronicles from Young’s Literal Translation. Read by Mark Penfold. Rather than repeating the vast geneaology of King David found in the First Book of The Chronicles, the Second Book of The Chronicles recounts the rulership of the kings descended from him, namely, from his son Solomon to the evil king Zedekiah (called Zakeriah in Fenton’s version, Zedekiah in NIV). (Introduction by Mark Penfold) For further information, including links to online text, reader informatio...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; ancient texts; religion
Downloads: 1,998
[audio]2 Chronicles, KJV (Version 2) - King James Version (KJV)
LibriVox recording of Bible (KJV) 14: 2 Chronicles (Version 2) by King James Version (KJV). Read in English by Joy Chan & Kimberly Krause Probably written by the prophet Ezra, 2 Chronicles covers the period from the beginning of King Solomon's reign to the conclusion of the Babylonian exile. Like 1 Chronicles, it focuses on the correct way to worship God. (Introduction by Joy Chan) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; history; bible; KJV; God; Jesus; solomon; old testament; christian; David; divine; words; inspired by god
Downloads: 678
[audio]2 Corinthians (KJV) - King James Version
LibriVox recording of 2 Corinthians, King James Version. Read by Simon Wainright. The Second Epistle of Paul to the Corinthians, often referred to as Second Corinthians (and written as 2 Corinthians), is the eighth book of the New Testament. The letter, originally written in Koine Greek, is from Paul of Tarsus (and Timothy) to the Christians of Corinth, Greece. Paul defends his authority as an apostle...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; religion; Christianity; Bible; King James Version; Apostle Paul; Corinth; New Testament
Downloads: 8,824
[audio]32 Caliber - Donald McGibney
LibriVox recording of 32 Caliber, by Donald McGibney. Read by Dawn Larsen A suspicious accident reveals itself to be a murder! Our story is narrated by a lawyer who turns detective in order to uncover the real murderer, and leads us on a chase through Bolshevik headquarters, country clubs, and a dry creek bed, before the real clues come to light. Up-in-the-air excitement! (Summary by Brenda Price) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or...
Keywords: Librivox; Audiobooks; Mystery; Crime
Downloads: 91,060 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[audio]Cabbages and Kings - O. Henry
LibriVox recording of Cabbages and Kings by O. Henry. Read in English by Elliot Gage; Eric Metzler This work is O. Henry's first published volume and is considered to be his only novel. The plot is composed of several short stories, which were inspired by the author's six-month stay in Honduras in the late 1890s. "The incidents embracing as they do, a variety of subjects, hang loosely together, so loosely in fact, that at times one finds no apparent connection between them at all, and yet in t...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks
Downloads: 628
[audio]Caedmon's Hymn - Caedmon
LibriVox recording of Caedmon's Hymn. Read by Kara Shallenberg. Cædmon was an Anglo-Saxon herdsman attached to the double monastery of Streonæshalch (657–681). Originally ignorant of the art of song, Cædmon learned to compose one night in the course of a dream. Cædmon’s only known surviving work is Cædmon’s Hymn, the nine-line alliterative vernacular praise poem in honour of the Christian god he supposedly learned to sing in his initial dream...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook
Downloads: 47,381
[audio]Caleb Williams - William Godwin
LibriVox recording of Caleb Williams or Things As They Are by William Godwin. Read by Bev J. Stevens. The novel describes the downfall of Ferdinando Falkland, a British squire, and his attempts to ruin and destroy the life of Caleb Williams, a poor but ambitious young man that Falkland hires as his personal secretary. Caleb accidentally discovers a terrible secret in his master's past. Though Caleb promises to be bound to silence, Falkland, irrationally attached (in Godwin's view) to ideas of so...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; fiction; mystery
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[audio]California - Henry Vizetelly
LibriVox recording of California, by Henry Vizetelly. Read by LivelyHive. Vizetelly, writing under the pseudonym J. Tyrwhitt Brooks, recalls an expedition to California he took between 1847-1848 . Originally, he planned to enlist as a surgeon for the US Army during the Mexican war, but conflicts had ended by the time he applied. In a quick change of plans, he joined a group of prospectors on their way to the newly found gold fields of California...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; non-fiction; California; gold rush
Downloads: 8,555
[audio]Call of the Wild - Jack London
LibriVox recording of Call of the Wild, by Jack London. In this novel (often mistakingly classified a children’s book) the main protagonist Buck, a St. Bernard/Collie mix, is abducted and sold to a trainer of sled dogs in Alaska. He adapts to the brutal conditions and is finally acquired by a loving man. When this new owner is killed, Buck follows the ‘call of the wild’ and joins a pack of wolves...
Keywords: literature; audiobook; librivox
Downloads: 524,406 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[audio]Calumet "K" - Samuel Merwin and Henry Kitchell Webster
LibriVox recording of Calumet "K", by Samuel Merwin and Henry Kitchell Webster. Read by Betsie Bush. "A novel, with several elements of rather unusual interest. As a tale, it is swift, simple, and absorbing, and one does not willingly put it down until it is finished. It has to do with grain-elevator business, with railways, strikes, and commercial and financial matters generally, woven skilfully into a human story of love." --The Commercial Advertiser" 'Calumet "K"' is a novel that is exciting ...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook; American Fiction; labor union
Downloads: 6,151
[audio]Camera Obscura - Nicolaas Beets (AKA Hildebrand)
Librivox audioboek van Camera Obscura door Nicolaas Beets. De Camera Obscura is een verzameling verhalen en beschouwingen van Hildebrand, pseudoniem voor Nicolaas Beets. "De Camera", zoals het boek gemeenzaam is gaan heten, verscheen in 1839. Beets schreef de meeste stukken in 1837 als student Godgeleerdheid in Leiden. Het boek geeft een beeld van het Nederland van de trekschuit en de postkoets, waar rond die tijd gewerkt wordt aan de eerste spoorlijn...
Keywords: librivox; dutch; humour
Downloads: 13,690
[audio]Camilla - Fanny Burney
LibriVox recording of Camilla, by Fanny Burney. Camilla is Frances Burney's third novel. It became very popular upon its publication in 1796. Jane Austen referred to it, among other novels, in her novel Northanger Abbey: “'And what are you reading, Miss — ?' 'Oh! It is only a novel!' replies the young lady, while she lays down her book with affected indifference, or momentary shame. 'It is only Cecilia, or Camilla, or Belinda'; or, in short, only some work in which the greatest powers of the...
Keywords: romance; fiction
Downloads: 17,128
[audio]Camille - Alexandre Dumas (fils)
LibriVox recording of Camille, by Alexandre Dumas, fils. Translated by Edmund Gosse. The Lady of the Camellias (French: La Dame aux camélias) is a novel by Alexandre Dumas, fils, first published in 1848, that was subsequently adapted for the stage. The Lady of the Camellias premiered at the Theatre de Vaudeville in Paris, France on February 2, 1852. An instant success, Giuseppe Verdi immediately set about to put the story to music...
Keywords: camille; camellias; lady of the camellias; dumas; tuberculosis; lady; novel; traviata; la traviata
Downloads: 29,564
[audio]Camp-Fire Girls in the Country or The Secret Aunt Hannah Forgot - Stella M. Francis
LibriVox recording of CAMP-FIRE GIRLS INT HE COUNTRY OR THE SECRET AUNT HANNAH FORGOT, by STELLA M. FRANCIS. Read by Lee Ann Howlett. Teen-ager Hazel Edwards and the other twelve members of the Flamingo Camp-Fire Girls experience some real adventure when they are invited to spend part of their summer as guests of Hazel’s elderly aunt on her large country farm. Mrs. Hannah Hutchins is a widow living alone with a few servants and farming assistants in her home in the midwestern town of Fairberry...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; girls; series book; mystery; adventure; teen
Downloads: 2,742 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Campfire Girls at Twin Lakes or The Quest of a Summer Vacation - Stella M. Francis
LibriVox recording of Campfire Girls at Twin Lakes or The Quest of a Summer Vacation by Stella M. Francis. [Read by Lucy Burgoyne.] “Girls, I have some great news for you. I’m sure you’ll be interested, and I hope you’ll be as delighted as I am. Come on, all of you. Gather around in a circle just as if we were going to have a Council Fire and I’ll tell you something that will—that will—Teddy Bear your teeth.” A chorus of laughter, just a little derisive, greeted Katherine Crane...
Keywords: campire; fiction; adventure; audio book; librivox; francis
Downloads: 19,796
[audio]Campfire Girls In The Allegheny Mountains or, A Christmas Success Against Odds - Stella M. Francis
LibriVox recording of Campfire Girls In The Allegheny Mountains or, A Christmas Success Against Odds by Stella M. Francis, Read by Lucy Burgoyne The Camp Fire Girls books is a series of fiction novels written for children by various authors from 1912 into the 1930s. (Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: fiction; children; campfire; francis; audiobooks; librivox
Downloads: 6,095
[audio]Can Such Things Be? - Ambrose Bierce
LibriVox recording of Can Such Things Be?, by Ambrose Bierce. Read by Roger Melin. 24 short stories in fairly typical Bierce fashion - ghostly, spooky, to be read (or listened to) in the dark, perhaps with a light crackling fire burning dimly in the background. Stories of ghosts, apparitions, and strange, inexplicable occurrences are prevalent in these tales, some of which occur on or near Civil War fields of battle, some in country cottages, and some within urban areas...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; fiction; horror-ghost-stories; mystery; short-stories
Downloads: 11,209
[audio]Can You Forgive Her? - Anthony Trollope
LibriVox recording of "Can You Forgive Her?" by Anthony Trollope, read by LibriVox volunteers "Can You Forgive Her?" is the first in a series of six Trollope novels dealing broadly with 19th Century English political scene. It introduces the reader to Plantagenet and Glencora Palliser, as they court, marry, and as Plantagenet sets out on his political career, which is carried on in the foreground or background throughout the series...
Keywords: librivox; audio book; Palliser Novels; Victorian novel; novel; fiction
Downloads: 57,092 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[audio]Cana - James Freeman Clarke
LibriVox volunteers bring you 9 recordings of Cana by James Freeman Clarke, from The World's Best Poetry, edited by Bliss Carman. This was the Weekly Poetry project for November 14th, 2010. Trivia: After hearing the song "John Brown's Body", Clarke suggested that Mrs. Julia Ward Howe write new lyrics; the result was "The Battle Hymn of the Republic". He published but few verses, but at heart was a poet...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; poetry; advice; philosophy; religion
Downloads: 2,193
[audio]Canada's Hundred Days: With the Canadian Corps from Amiens to Mons, Aug. 8 - Nov. 11, 1918 Part Four, Valenciennes to Mons - John Frederick Bligh Livesay
LibriVox recording of Canada's Hundred Days: With the Canadian Corps from Amiens to Mons, Aug. 8 - Nov. 11, 1918 Part Four, Valenciennes to Mons, by John Livesay. This is Part Four of Four of the incredible story of the actions of the men and women of the Canadian Expeditionary Force, Canada's contribution to the Great War 1914-1919, during the last 100 days of the First World War. After nearly 4 years of stalemate (trench warfare) the Allied Forces planned to break through the German Hindenburg...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; history; war stories; World War I; Canada; Canadian Expeditionary Force; military history
Downloads: 1,857
[audio]Canada's Hundred Days: With the Canadian Corps from Amiens to Mons, Aug. 8 - Nov. 11, 1918 Part Three Cambrai - John Frederick Bligh Livesay
Librivox recording of Canada's Hundred Days: With the Canadian Corps from Amiens to Mons, Aug. 8 - Nov. 11, 1918 Part Three Cambrai read by LibriVox volunteers. This is Part Three of Four of the incredible story of the actions of the men and women of the Canadian Expeditionary Force, Canada's contribution to the Great War 1914-1919, during the last 100 days of the First World War./br>After nearly 4 years of stalemate (trench warfare) the Allied Forces planned to break through the German Hindenbu...
Keywords: librivox; history; Canada; world war 1
Downloads: 2,954
[audio]Canada's Hundred Days: With the Canadian Corps from Amiens to Mons, Aug. 8 - Nov. 11, 1918 Part Two Arras - John Frederick Bligh Livesay
LibriVox recording of Canada's Hundred Days: With the Canadian Corps from Amiens to Mons, Aug. 8 - Nov. 11, 1918 - Part Two, by John Frederick Bligh Livesay. This is Part Two of Four of the incredible story of the actions of the men and women of the Canadian Expeditionary Force, Canada's contribution to the Great War 1914-1919, during the last 100 days of the First World War. After nearly 4 years of stalemate (trench warfare) the Allied Forces planned to break through the German Hindenburg Line ...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; history; travel
Downloads: 2,327
[audio]Canada's Hundred Days: With the Canadian Corps from Amiens to Mons, Aug. 8 - Nov. 11, 1918. Part One. Amiens - John Frederick Livesay
Librivox recording of Canada's One Hundred Days, Part One by John Frederick Livesay. Read by LibriVox Volunteers. This is the incredible story of the actions of the men and women of the Canadian Expeditionary Force, Canada's contribution to the Great War 1914-1919, during the last 100 days of the First World War. After nearly 4 years of stalemate (trench warfare) the Allied Forces planned to break through the German Hindenburg Line and then push the enemy from their defensive positions...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; history; war stories; World War I; Canadian Expeditionary Force; Amiens to Mons; military history
Downloads: 10,920
[audio]Canadian Wonder Tales - Cyrus Macmillan
LibriVox recording of Canadian Wonder Tales by Cyrus Macmillan. Read by Sean Miichael Hogan This is a collection of folk tales originating in Canada, some from aboriginal oral tradition and others due to early French, Scottish, Irish and British colonists. They are presented as "fables" though many are without obvious moral. (Summary by Sean Michael Hogan) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go t...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook; folktales; Canadian; fables
Downloads: 11,572 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Candida - George Bernard Shaw
LibriVox recording of Candida by George Bernard Shaw. Candida, a comedy by playwright George Bernard Shaw, was first published in 1898, as part of his Plays Pleasant. The central characters are clergyman James Morell, his wife Candida and a youthful poet, Eugene Marchbanks, who tries to win Candida's affections. The play questions Victorian notions of love and marriage, asking what a woman really desires from her husband...
Keywords: librivox; audio; play; drama; comedy; shaw
Downloads: 4,105
[audio]Candide - Voltaire
Candide, ou l’Optimisme, (”Candide, or Optimism”) (1759) is a picaresque novel by the Enlightenment philosopher Voltaire. Voltaire never openly admitted to having written the controversial Candide; the work is signed with a pseudonym: “Monsieur le docteur Ralph”, literally “Mister Doctor Ralph.”Sardonic in outlook, it follows the naïve protagonist Candide from his first exposure to the precept that “all is for the best in this, the best of all possible worlds,” and on through ...
Keywords: librivox; voltaire; candide
Downloads: 103,569
[audio]Candide - Voltaire
Librivox recording of Candide by Voltaire. Read by Ted Delorme Candide is a relentless, brutal assault on government, society, religion, education, and, above all, optimism. Dr. Pangloss teaches his young students Candide and Cunegonde that everything in this world is for the best, a sentiment they cling to as the world steps in to teach them otherwise. The novel is brilliant, hilarious, blasphemous...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; satire; philosophy; religion; critic
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[audio]Candide ou L'optimisme - Voltaire
Candide ou L'optimisme by Voltaire, enregistré pour Librivox. Lu par Bernard. Candide vivait paisible et innocent chez le baron de Thunder-ten-tronckh, en Westphalie. Dans son château, le prcepteur Pangloss (« qui discourt de tout » en grec), représentation de Gottfried Leibniz, professait un optimisme béat. Candide partageait cette plénitude d'autant plus qu'il était amoureux de Cunégonde, fille du baron...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; livre audio; littérature; Voltaire; Arouet; Candide; Optimisme; Cunégonde; Pangloss; Cacambo; Westphalie; Thunder-ten-tronckh
Downloads: 72,061
[audio]Canti Orfici - Dino Campana
This is a LibriVox recording of Canti orfici, by Dino Campana. Ready in Italian by Sergio Baldelli. Tra il 1912 e il 1913 Campana compone i versi che diventeranno poi (dopo alterne vicende e diverse riscritture) la sua opera più significativa: i "Canti Orfici", una raccolta che contiene un poema in due parti (La notte), sette poesie intitolate I notturni, una prosa diaristica su di un viaggio alla Santuario della Verna (AR) e altre dieci fra poesie e prose liriche...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; verses; italian poems; poesie
Downloads: 10,705
[audio]Canyons of the Colorado, or The exploration of the Colorado River and its Canyons - John Wesley Powell
LibriVox Recording of Canyons of the Colorado or The exploration of the Colorado River and its Canyons by John Wesley Powell, read by LibriVox Volunteers. John Wesley Powell was a pioneer American explorer, ethnologist, and geologist in the 19th Century. In 1869 he set out to explore the Colorado and the Grand Canyon. He gathered nine men, four boats and food for ten months and set out from Green River, Wyoming, on May 24...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio book; Colorado River; canyon; John Wesley Powell; geography; geology; exploration; history
Downloads: 38,611
[audio]Canzoniere (Rerum vulgarium fragmenta), vol 1 - Francesco Petrarca
LibriVox recording of Canzoniere (Rerum vulgarium fragmenta), vol 1, by Francesco Petrarca. Read in Italian by Sergio Baldelli. Il Canzoniere di Francesco Petrarca è stata una grande "rivoluzione" nella letteratura europea in volgare: è il primo caso di canzoniere stricto sensu, cioè una raccolta organica di liriche "costruita" dall'autore in una prospettiva di unitarietà. E in effetti Petrarca, nonostante la intitolasse Rerum vulgarium fragmenta ("Frammenti di cose volgari"; il titolo "Canz...
Keywords: audiobook; librivox; letteratura italiana; liriche; petrarchismo
Downloads: 1,792
[audio]Cape Cod Stories - Joseph C. Lincoln
LibriVox recording of Cape Cod Stories, by Joseph C. Lincoln. Read by David Wales. This book (eleven short stories) was also published under the title of “The Old Home House”. Joseph Crosby Lincoln (1870 – 1944) was an American author of novels, poems, and short stories, many set in a fictionalized Cape Cod. Lincoln's work frequently appeared in popular magazines such as the Saturday Evening Post and The Delineator......
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; short stories
Downloads: 3,594
[audio]Capital: A Critical Analysis of Capitalist Production, Volume 1 - Karl Marx
LibriVox recording of Captial, Volume 1, by Karl Marx. Capital, Volume I is the first of three volumes in Karl Marx's monumental work, Das Kapital, and the only volume to be published during his lifetime, in 1867. Marx's aim in Capital, Volume I is to uncover and explain the laws specific to the capitalist mode of production and of the class struggles rooted in these capitalist social relations of production...
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[audio]Captain Blood - Rafael Sabatini
LibriVox recording of Captain Blood by Rafael Sabatini. Captain Blood is an adventure novel by Rafael Sabatini, originally published in 1922. It concerns the sharp-witted Dr. Peter Blood, an Irish physician, who is convicted of treason in the aftermath of the Monmouth rebellion in 1685, and enslaved on the Caribbean island of Barbados. He escapes and becomes a pirate. [wikipedia] Captain Blood was the basis for the Academy Award-nominated swashbuckling film that rocketed Errol Flynn and Olivia d...
Keywords: audiobook; librivox; pirate; adventure; Caribbean; Barbados
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[audio]Captain Jim - Mary Grant Bruce
LibriVox recording of Captain Jim, by Mary Grant Bruce, read by wendy. This book is about Norah Linton, her brother Jim, her father David and Jim's chum Wally from Australia. They all move to England during WWI because Jim and Wally want to fight in the war. When a Irish friend of the family dies, Norah inherits a big house in Surrey: Homewood. To keep up the Irishman's memory they want to use the house to help the war effort...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; children; World War I; Australian authors; Billabong series
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[audio]Captain Stormfield's Visit To Heaven - Mark Twain
Librivox recording of Captain Stormfield's Visit To Heaven by Mark Twain read by Kevin LaVergne. "Captain Stormfield's Visit to Heaven" is a short-story written by American writer Mark Twain and published in 1909. The story follows Captain Stormfield on his extremely long cosmic journey to heaven, his accidental misplacement, his short-lived interest in singing and playing the harp, and the obsession of souls with the "celebrities" of heaven, like Adam and Moses, whom, according to Twain, become...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; humor
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[audio]Captain Ted - Mary T. Waggaman
LibriVox recording of CAPTAIN TED, by MARY T. WAGGAMAN. Read by MARIA THERESE. When tragedy hits his family, in the form of a sudden illness to his father, young Teddy Thornton is forced to leave school and find work to help support his family. Without his realization he is thrown into a world of crime and counterfeiting. Will he do the right thing, or will he unwittingly be drawn down the wrong path? And will the mystery of Heron Hall be solved? Mary T...
Keywords: fiction; teen/young adult; children; mystery
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[audio]Captains Courageous - Rudyard Kipling
LibriVox recording of Captains Courageous, by Rudyard Kipling. Read by Mark F. Smith. Real men don't take guff from snotty kids. Neither does Disko Troop, skipper of the "We're Here", a fishing schooner out of Gloucester, Massachusetts, when his crew fishes Harvey Cheyne out of the Atlantic. There's no place on the Grand Banks for bystanders, so Harvey is press-ganged into service as a replacement for a man lost overboard and drowned...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; fiction; adventure; saltwater fishing; rescues; teenage boys
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